22 days in Austria Itinerary

22 days in Austria Itinerary

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Innsbruck
— 3 nights
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Matrei in Osttirol
— 3 nights
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Salzburg
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Vienna
— 7 nights
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Innsbruck — 3 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen) and Achensee (in Maurach). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, admire the landmark architecture of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), fly down the slopes at Rosshutte, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Innsbruck sightseeing planner.

Birmingham, UK to Innsbruck is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Innsbruck is 1 hour. While traveling from Birmingham, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Innsbruck, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Matrei in Osttirol.
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Matrei in Osttirol — 3 nights

Explore Matrei in Osttirol's surroundings by going to Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) (in Krimml), Heiligenblut (Grossglockner High Alpine Road & Großglockner National Park) and Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun).

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Matrei in Osttirol online route planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Matrei in Osttirol by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Innsbruck in June, plan for slightly colder days in Matrei in Osttirol, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Salzburg side-trips: Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen) and Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, and explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg online trip planner.

You can drive from Matrei in Osttirol to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 4 nights

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hallstatt: Lake Wolfgang (in St Gilgen), Traunsee (in Gmunden) and Pfarre St. Wolfgang (in St. Wolfgang). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, and take in the dramatic scenery at Waldbachstrub Waterfall.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt trip builder app.

Drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vienna.
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Vienna — 7 nights

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vienna road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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